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My daughter, the murderer: a mother's desperate journey through the mental health crisis

She was this beautiful young white woman, so people didn’t take her seriously when she was being violent Katie Horneshaw<p>Mary Pershall dared to hope. Her daughter, Anna, had agreed to go to rehab, to tackle her dependence on alcohol, synthetic cannabis and ice. In return, Mary had put aside her …

Mental Health

Plastic Is Out and Prosecco Is in—Prosecco-Infused Straws, That Is

When it comes to straws, plastic is out and sustainable is in—but when push comes to shove, we're all about <i>Prosecco straws</i>.<p>You read that right: …

Prosecco

Aldi's Wine Advent Calendar Is Finally Coming to the U.S.

The grocery store chain will sell a cheese version, too.<p>Christmas is a holiday filled with anticipation, from festively wrapped gift boxes piquing …

Food

The Collective Outdoors Grand Opening

The Collective Outdoors will officially open its doors for its 8,100 square foot outdoor store, a turnkey solution for all things backyard, including …

Landscaping

A company is paying work-from-home teachers $20 an hour, and you don't even need experience

Working from home certainly seems to be increasing in popularity, and it's not hard to see why. Not only does it mean you can stay in your pajamas, but you'll also save money in gas and — perhaps the best part — no actual co-workers you have to pretend to like.<p>Dozens of companies are jumping on the …

Work from Home

Credit freezes will be free, thanks to banking deregulation law and Equifax changes

Wait? You still didn't freeze your credit report after the ginormous Equifax data breach back in September?<p>Somehow it just slipped your mind that crooks could have access to your Social Security number? Really? The Equifax data breach is one that 148 million consumers cannot afford to forget.<p>"Your …

Identity Theft

There's a Bourbon Trail Through Disney World This Summer

Yes, Disney World. And Rick Bayless and Art Smith's restaurants are on board.<p>You might expect a bourbon trail through Kentucky, just like you might …

11 Hottest Cocktails to Drink in Bars Now

<i>(image: Jenn Duncan)</i><p>Full steam ahead with summer! When it comes to choosing a cocktail this month, bargoers are mostly looking for one thing: to cool …

Why it's now totally legitimate to have gin at breakfast

Obviously we don't mean poured over your cereal.<p>It's safe to say that our love of gin knows no bounds, with one major caveat: we'd obviously never …

Frozen Bee’s Knees Cocktail

How do you serve a classic cocktail when the thermometer’s hovering around the century mark? By pumping it through a slushie machine or blender. …

Orchids

What America's most prestigious private schools are making students read this summer

It's a time to indulge in the texts that are most appealing, without scrutiny: an easy beach read, a guilty pleasure, or that book you've always meant to start.<p>But students at some of America's most prestigious private schools are digging into substantial works this summer. The required or …

College & University

This incredible forest park lets you trampoline in the treetops

Imagine if your next trip to the forest allowed you to meander hidden pathways into the treetops, swing on hammocks, and bounce on giant trampolines, …

Home - Reality Daydream

Gardening 101: String of Pearls

String of Pearls: <i>Senecio rowleyanus</i><p>The succulent string of pearls, with its small green bubbles along a slender stem, recalls the plastic pop-apart …

Gardening

World’s Largest Vertical Maze Illuminated With Thousands of LED Lights

Dubai is known for its outrageous architecture, but this is something we haven't seen before. Completed in 2011, the Rostamani Maze Tower is the first of its kind. Not only is the multifunctional building the world's first, but also the world's tallest vertical maze, according to Guinness.<p>The …

Architecture

New Year's Eve 2017: This Is Where Everyone Wants to Go

Even though it’s barely fall (we see you, pumpkin spice), data shows it’s already time to start thinking about next year—and more specifically, where you’ll watch the ball drop and count down to 2018. Luckily for you, travel search engine Kayak.com has just released its Travel Hacker Guide for the …

New Year's Eve

19 easy ways to decorate the walls of your home (they will be fantastic!)

Have you given thought to adding some creativity to the walls of your home? Whether it be through some fantastic wallpaper, brilliant color or …

Interior Design

11 Places to Visit on the Ultimate American Road Trip

There’s something truly romantic about the great American road trip. The thought of throwing caution to the wind, jumping in the car (a vintage …

Students design beautiful homes for mass-production at just $20,000 each

1/14<p>20K project by Rural Studio at Art Farm Serenbe<p>High-quality design and affordability don’t have to be mutually exclusive—just ask the …

33 unique ways to use concrete stylishly in your home

If you thought that concrete was just grey, dull and uninspiring, prepare to have your mind blown!<p>Far more refined and stylish than you ever thought …

40 Of The Best Small Town Vacation Spots

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

25 Cheap And Easy DIYs That Will Vastly Improve Your Home

It's the sacred place where you hang out in your pajamas and binge-watch TV shows. Doesn't it deserve better?

Hong Kong doesn’t want anyone to know the city’s best film is at a New York festival

Hong Kong’s best film of 2015 will be featured at a film festival in New York today (July 4), but the city government isn’t promoting it.<p>The dystopian film <i>Ten Years</i>, which was awarded “best film” at the Hong Kong Film Awards in April, will premiere in North America at the New York Asian Film …

Hong Kong

Georgia’s 7 Must-Know Extras Casting Companies

Georgia continues to blossom into the “Hollywood of the South,” and as more and more film productions take notice, that means background acting …

A Scientist Says That Story About The Penguin Who Swims Home To His Friend Was Misreported

"I am happy to see the story I presented spread all over the world, but I am also concerned by the amount of misconceptions spread."<p>BuzzFeed News reported on it back in February, but it randomly blew up again last week.<p>João Pereira De Souza, a retired bricklayer, found Dindim covered in oil near …

Cake & Ice Cream

Imagine A World Where Being "Gay" The Norm & Being "Straight" Would Be The Minority! [Short Film]

Soundtracks

You Don't Need A Contractor To Make Over Your Walls

Say goodbye to boring white paint and hello to these simple decorating solutions.<p>Buying new furniture or hanging a painting can certainly spruce up a room, but to truly transform a space, you have to re-do the walls. However, hiring someone to wallpaper or tile can add up quickly, and renters may …

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

'The Gift' takes a masterful thrill ride into the unexpected

"You are done with the past, but the past is not done with you," Gordon warns after a turbulent reunion with his old classmate Simon in "The Gift," a disturbing drama that twists its outsider-from-hell story into something more unique and unexpected than its marketing campaign might imply.<p>Joel …